French Translation Verlan

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Translation & Definition

le verlan : a form of French slang in which parts of words are inverted nom masculin

In verlan, in general, the syllables of a word are swapped. The word verlan itself is formed from l’envers (à l’envers means "backwards").

femme fe-mme mme-fe "meuf" (woman)
fête fe-te te-fe "teuf" (party)
fou ou-f "ouf" (crazy, nuts)

Examples

  • "- Apprendre un mot de verlan par jour ;"

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